The development of nuclear weapons and the principle of Mutually Assured Destruction have led to an era of relative peace between the major powers; with most wars now being conducted by proxy. Still, the arms race has continued unabated, and a new piece of technology has entered the mix, one which US military commanders are calling a ‘game changer’.
Looks at the emergence of hypersonic weapons technology, and their political and military implications. While on the nuclear front, it makes little difference to the status quo, on the non-nuclear front it has the power to potentially tip the balance in favor of countries like Russian and China, who are heavily investing into this technology. And what about when other less friendly countries begin developing this technology as well?
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